Tomorrow at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, the MAAC Coach of the Year will be named. I’ll be up there co-hosting the event – and here are my thoughts about the award this year.
In the spirit of the Oscars, ladies and gentlemen, here are your nominees…
Memphis is officially joining the Big East in 2013. That’s been the obvious buzz in college athletics today. Here were some tidbits from Big East Commissioner John Marinatto’s conference call with the media….
One of the season’s biggest games in the area will be played on Staten Island Thursday night.
Ed Cooley grew up in Providence watching Rick Pitino and his beloved Friars advance to the 1987 Final Four. Fast forward 25 years and Cooley’s first ever Big East win as head coach of Providence is against Rick Pitino and his 14th ranked Louisville Cardinals.
The Seton Hall Pirates upset #8 UConn 75-63 last night at home in a game that was not as close as the final score. WFAN’s Vin Parise had the chance to catch up with Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard.
Vin Parise recently caught up with one of the top high school coaches in the nation, Bob Cimmino of Mt. Vernon, and picked his brain on his favorites when it comes to the world of college basketball coaching.
Vin Parise had the chance to catch Tim Cluess and the Gaels at Hofstra last night against Mo Cassara and the improving Pride, who have now won three in a row after their 83-75 win over Iona.
I had the chance to catch up with Rutgers head coach Mike Rice last night as he was checking into his NYC hotel. Rutgers plays Stony Brook in the MSG Holiday Festival Presented by Foot Locker.
Vin Parise recently sat down with point guard Scott Machado of the 4-1 Iona Gaels. The Gaels are one of the hottest teams around with wins vs. Maryland & St. Joe’s and their floor general Machado leads the nation in assists.
It was a big time field loaded with talented teams– Alabama, Colorado, Iona, Maryland, Purdue, Temple, Western Michigan and Wichita State. Here’s what you need to know from San Juan…
I had the chance to visit with the Seton Hall Pirates down in Jersey this week. Here’s my chat with 2nd year head coach Kevin Willard…
Vin Parise had the chance recently to spend time in the Bronx with 2nd year Fordham coach Tom Pecora. Here’s some scoop on the Rams…
Masiello on the court is as good as I’ve seen. It’s hard to believe he hasn’t coached a Division 1 game yet.
It was an honor to be a part of “In Brayden’s Eyes” – an elite coaching clinic to benefit the Brayden Carr Foundation. Over 500 coaches attended and over $80,000 dollars was raised. The speakers were Bob Hurley, Bill Self, John Calipari, Jeff Van Gundy, Larry Brown and Mike Rice.